Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
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Topic: IAS

Not just Gujarat: Modi’s star IAS, IPS, IFS officers earned spurs under PM Manmohan

Vini Mahajan's appointment as secretary in Jal Shakti Ministry is among a string that questions criticism that Modi relies almost exclusively on confidants he worked with as Gujarat CM.

Who’s stopping an Indian Medical Service? The govt — it thinks IAS officers are enough

Currently, IAS officers are in charge of a district's issues, and their education excludes medical knowledge. It's why we need an IMS.

‘Never knew it happens like this’: Twitter mocks Tamil movie clip on civil service allotment

A clip from the movie Saamy 2 has gone viral as users express amusement over a seemingly inaccurate depiction of the civil services academy and its service allotment process.

This is how Deve Gowda went about appointing IAS officers in his PMO

In ‘Furrows In A Field’, Sugata Srinivasaraju writes that Deve Gowda preferred credible and competent officers with diverse caste, religious and linguistic backgrounds.

Indian civil servants are expected to be karma yogis. But look at ground reality first

Surendranath Banerjee showed gaps in Indian civil services. India needs to identify the problems in its steel frame.

Preparing for UPSC tests? Here are the best coaching centres in Mumbai to help you succeed

If your dream job is an IAS or IPS, then these tutorials in Mumbai are your best bet to crack the entrance examinations.

I fought corruption, communalism and 17 transfers under 3 Haryana CMs: Ex-IAS officer

I could not compromise the principles of democratic governance. So I took voluntary retirement in 1985 with 15 years of service left, writes MG Devasahayam.

Aryan Khan-Wankhede story nudges IPS-IRS-IAS officers to call out those who violate their oath

We see what madness for fame and stardom has done to some people from the All India and Class I Services. Even as most others work sincerely, in relative anonymity.

Modi govt clears empanelment of 27 IAS officers of 1990 batch for secretary-level posts

Of the total, 24 officers have been selected for secretary and secretary-level posts, while three have been cleared for posts equivalent to the level of secretaries.

Modi govt moves on ‘misconduct’ case against ex-chief secretary, TMC MP says will proceed legally

Centre has appointed an inquiry officer to probe into ‘misconduct’ of Alapan Bandyopadhyay, who skipped a meeting with the PM in May.

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The plea was earlier dismissed by the High Court | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Modi govt will have to wait on All India Judicial Services. Top judiciary main opposition

AIJS aims to draw better talent to the district and subordinate judiciary but the higher judiciary does not want to give assertion over the lower courts.
A Life Insurance Corporation building in Kolkata, India | Bloomberg

Inside the all-out campaign to prepare for LIC’s mega IPO

A knock-out listing could see LIC raise as much as $10 billion from the IPO with a minimum dilution of 5%. That would make it the third biggest globally involving an insurer.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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